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Rectitude vs. Virtue

Difference Between Rectitude and Virtue

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Rectitude

Moral uprightness; righteousness.
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Virtue

Virtue (Latin: virtus) is a moral excellence. A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being.
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Rectitude

The quality or condition of being correct in judgment.
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Virtue

Moral excellence and righteousness; goodness.
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Rectitude

The quality of being straight.
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Virtue

An example or kind of moral excellence
The virtue of patience.
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Rectitude

Straightness; the state or quality of having a constant direction and not being crooked or bent.
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Virtue

(Archaic) Chastity, especially in a woman.
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Rectitude

The fact or quality of being right or correct; correctness of opinion or judgement.
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Virtue

A particularly efficacious, good, or beneficial quality; advantage
A plan with the virtue of being practical.
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Rectitude

Conformity to the rules prescribed for moral conduct; (moral) uprightness, virtue.
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Virtue

Effective force or power
Believed in the virtue of prayer.
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Rectitude

Straightness.
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Virtue

Virtues(Christianity) The fifth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
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Rectitude

Rightness of principle or practice; exact conformity to truth, or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct, either by divine or human laws; uprightness of mind; uprightness; integrity; honesty; justice.
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Virtue

(Obsolete) Manly courage; valor.
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Rectitude

Right judgment.
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Virtue

(uncountable) Accordance with moral principles; conformity of behaviour or thought with the strictures of morality; good moral conduct.
Without virtue, there is no freedom.
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Rectitude

Uprightness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
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Virtue

A particular manifestation of moral excellence in a person; an admirable quality.
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Virtue

Specifically, each of several qualities held to be particularly important, including the four cardinal virtues, the three theological virtues, or the seven virtues opposed to the seven deadly sins.
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Virtue

An inherently advantageous or excellent quality of something or someone; a favourable point, an advantage.
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Virtue

A creature embodying divine power, specifically one of the orders of heavenly beings, traditionally ranked above angels and below archangels.
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Virtue

(uncountable) Specifically, moral conduct in sexual behaviour, especially of women; chastity.
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Virtue

(obsolete) The inherent power of a god, or other supernatural being.
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Virtue

The inherent power or efficacy of something now only in phrases.
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Virtue

Manly strength or courage; bravery; daring; spirit; valor.
Built too strongFor force or virtue ever to expugn.
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Virtue

Active quality or power; capacity or power adequate to the production of a given effect; energy; strength; potency; efficacy; as, the virtue of a medicine.
Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about.
A man was driven to depend for his security against misunderstanding, upon the pure virtue of his syntax.
The virtue of his midnight agony.
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Virtue

Energy or influence operating without contact of the material or sensible substance.
She moves the body which she doth possess,Yet no part toucheth, but by virtue's touch.
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Virtue

Excellence; value; merit; meritoriousness; worth.
I made virtue of necessity.
In the Greek poets, . . . the economy of poems is better observed than in Terence, who thought the sole grace and virtue of their fable the sticking in of sentences.
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Virtue

Specifically, moral excellence; integrity of character; purity of soul; performance of duty.
Virtue only makes our bliss below.
If there's Power above us,And that there is all nature cries aloudThrough all her works, he must delight in virtue.
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Virtue

A particular moral excellence; as, the virtue of temperance, of charity, etc.
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Virtue

Specifically: Chastity; purity; especially, the chastity of women; virginity.
H. I believe the girl has virtue.M. And if she has, I should be the last man in the world to attempt to corrupt it.
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Virtue

One of the orders of the celestial hierarchy.
Thrones, dominations, princedoms, virtues, powers.
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Virtue

The quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
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Virtue

Any admirable quality or attribute;
Work of great merit
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Virtue

Morality with respect to sexual relations
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Virtue

A particular moral excellence
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